Fayetteville seeks applicants for housing crisis task force

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Fayetteville residents who are interested in serving on the city’s new housing crisis task force have until the end of the month to apply.

The City Council earlier this month passed a resolution that declared a housing crisis and laid out some steps to begin tackling the issue.

One step was to form a task force of seven to 11 people appointed by the mayor, each with experience in the housing or planning sectors.

The task force will be charged with recommending strategies for increasing the supply of housing and exploring innovative ways to address housing insecurity. Each member will remain active for one calendar year.

“Fayetteville residents interested in recommending approaches to supporting a healthy housing market and identifying regulatory and market barriers to housing production are encouraged to apply,” according to a news release. “Demonstrated interest and experience in housing services, housing development, and housing solutions will be considered during evaluation of all applications.”

Applicants must complete an online statement of interest by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, April 30. Those who are chosen will be announced and notified by the end of June.

» Click here to submit a statement of interest